Local authorities to close Venice Carnival early

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    Rome: The Venice Carnival festival will close Sunday, several days ahead of schedule, because of the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy, the head of the region said on Sky TG24 television Sunday.

    “From this evening, we plan to stop carnival and all sporting activities until March 1,” regional president Luca Zaia said in announcing a series of measures to combat the spread of the virus.

    The carnival was due to close on Tuesday after opening on February 8.

    Source : Gulf News

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